Lockheed P-80 Shooting Star facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsP-80 / F-80 Shooting Star
|National origin||United States|
|Designer||Clarence "Kelly" Johnson|
|First flight||8 January 1944|
|Primary users||United States Air Force
United States Navy
|Unit cost||US$110,000 in 1945|
|Variants||Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star|
|Developed into||Lockheed F-94 Starfire|
The Lockheed P-80 Shooting Star is an American fighter jet. It made a few flyovers of Germany in the last weeks of the World War II. After this war it was used in Korean War. From 1948 its designation was changed to F-80 Shooting Star. The United States Air Force was the main operator, but they were also used by Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Uruguay.
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